UPDATE: 1:00PM: The Runescape website and affected servers have been restored. The group has been targeting yet another Twitch user, but nothing major has come of it just yet.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on everything going on.
ORIGINAL: The hacker group that caused mass mayhem throughout the day on Monday is back at it today, and the first victim are those of the popular MMORPG Runescape.
The group tweeted out around 9:30am EST that something was planned for “another big game”. Then, just before Noon EST, they announced that Runescape.com was down, and they had hit the game’s servers as well. We have tried to access both the website and the game, but we’re met with countless errors.
This just seems to be a case of them proving their power to take down any game that they want, but, as we saw yesterday, it could turn into something much more than that if they wrong person gains access to players’ private information.
Stay tuned for more on this developing story.
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